Atmosphere is an online international, peer reviewed, open access journal of scientific studies related to the atmosphere. Very well-known experts on odour management have published several papers related to odour management in this journal along these years. Last year the editors decided that it was time to launch a special edition dealing with environmental odours and well-known odour experts Dr. Martin Piringer and Dr. Günther Schauberger served as Guest editors for this very special issue. Now the papers have being published.
This Special Issue of Atmosphere treats the entire chain from the odour source via the dilution in the atmosphere, to the assessment of perception-related odour exposure to the assessment of annoyance, to abatement strategies. The contributions were presented last year and there are already 10 papers published.
As mentioned beforehand, this edition has been coordinated by two well-known odour experts, which makes this special edition a very attractive stand-point for odour researchers, and a nice opportunity to unite odour knowledge into one journal. Atmosphere is published monthly online by MDPI. It has been covered by leading indexing services, including the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus, Ei Compendex, et al. The actual Impact Factor is 2.397, that has been increasing in the last years.
This Special Issue "Environmental Odour: Emission, Dispersion, and the Assessment of Annoyance" includes 10 papers:
Assessing Peak-To-Mean Ratios of Odour Intensity in the Atmosphere near Swine Operations, Qiang Zhang and Xiaojing Zhou.
A Collaborative Approach between Japan and China for Implementing Interlaboratory Evaluation of Olfactometry, Takaya Higuchi, Weifang Li, Jing Geng, Gen Wang and Kumiko Shigeoka.
Characterization of the Gaseous and Odour Emissions from the Composting of Conventional Sewage Sludge, Daniel González, Nagore Guerra, Joan Colón, David Gabriel, Sergio Ponsá and Antoni Sánchez.
Comparing Annoyance Potency Assessments for Odors from Different Livestock Animals by Hanns Moshammer, Dietmar Oettl, Michael Mandl, Michael Kropsch and Lisbeth Weitensfelder.
Olfactory Characterization of Typical Odorous Pollutants Part I: Relationship Between the Hedonic Tone and Odor Concentration, Jiayin Li, Kehua Zou, Weifang Li, Gen Wang and Weihua Yang.
A Comparative Analysis of Methods for Determining Odour-Related Separation Distances around a Dairy Farm in Beijing, China, Chuandong Wu, Marlon Brancher, Fan Yang, Jiemin Liu, Chen Qu, Günther Schauberger and Martin Piringer.
How Can Odors Be Measured? An Overview of Methods and Their Applications, Carmen Bax, Selena Sironi and Laura Capelli.
Concentration Fluctuations and Odor Dispersion in Lagrangian Models, Enrico Ferrero, Alon Manor, Luca Mortarini and Dietmar Oettl.
As you probably know, we support any initiative based on both open content and high quality research. Atmosphere is a Journal that delivers high quality papers together with an open content infrastructure at a very reasonable cost for researchers.
For more information about this special issue of Atmosphere check out here.
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